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Dr. Jalil Illan Fraijo

What Is Gastric Bypass Iron Deficiency?

What Is Gastric Bypass Iron Deficiency?

Gastric bypass surgery alters your digestive system by reducing the stomach and connecting it to the small intestine. The reason for bypassing the duodenum is to reduce nutrient and calorie absorption, resulting in weight loss. However, the duodenum is critical in iron absorption. Without this vital part, you might experience...

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The Serious Health Risks of Obesity

The Serious Health Risks of Obesity

Obesity is another peril of the modern world, with millions of people all over the world struggling with extra weight. While the social aspects of obesity are commonly known, health problems from obesity can surprise some people. Being obese can result in a whole lot of health problems, a number...

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How Long Does Gastric Sleeve Surgery Take?

How Long Does Gastric Sleeve Surgery Take?

If you are a candidate for gastric sleeve surgery, you may be asking, “How long does a sleeve gastrectomy take?” It varies, but the gastric sleeve operation time usually takes 60–90 minutes. Factors Affecting Surgery Duration How long sleeve surgery takes can vary based on the patient’s individual circumstances. On...

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Understanding Malnutrition After Weight-Loss Surgery

Understanding Malnutrition After Weight-Loss Surgery

Weight loss procedures are the most effective ways to solve obesity and other weight-related complications. However, surgery can only be successful when properly managed. Otherwise, you risk gaining the weight back or, in other cases, suffering from malnutrition after gastric sleeve and other surgeries. Here’s what to know about malnutrition...

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